health

sexual misconduct

Medical Journal Describes Sexual Misconduct In Operating Rooms

A letter in Annals of Internal Medicine highlights two outrageous cases of doctors mistreating female patients who were under anesthesia.

08/19/2015

Capsules of food supplements are seen at the end of the production chain at the Juva Sante Laboratoires plant, on March 13, 2013 in Forbach, eastern France. French Juva Sante Laboratoires company make pharmaceutical products for their Juvamine brand (food supplements) and for their Mercurochrome brand (cosmetic and hygiene). AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN        (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Q&A: What You Need to Know About New Female Libido Pill

Federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first-ever prescription drug intended to treat women suffering from a lack of sexual desire, ending a vigorous debate over the drug’s fate.

08/19/2015

obesity

Study: Cutting Dietary Fat Better Than Cutting Carbs At Reducing Body Fat

Researchers found that obese adults who restricted dietary fat lost body fat at a rate 68 percent higher than when cutting back on the same number of carbohydrate calories.

08/14/2015

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Best Yoga Studios in Washington, D.C.

Crossfit and Zumba are some of the most popular forms of exercise around now, but yoga has been around for centuries. D.C. area residents keep fit and relieve stress at local yoga studios. With so many people needing a place to practice, there are plenty of studios to choose from. Here are the best yoga studios in Washington, D.C.

08/11/2015

health information

Study: ‘Invisible Web’ Threatens Health Privacy

A new study finds when we search for information on health-related websites, that information is often shared with third party advertisers.

08/04/2015

vaccine

Ebola Vaccine Promising

Health officials say those vaccinated within 10 days of exposure to the Ebola virus showed no sign of contracting the disease.

07/31/2015

study

Study: Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan

A new study finds a correlation between higher education and a longer lifespan.

07/10/2015

health

Study: Stand At Work For At Least Two Hours

A panel of medical experts says two hours is the minimum amount of time office workers should stand to ward off health problems associated with excessive sitting.

06/02/2015

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Best Tennis Courts in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is well known for its love of sports and in recent years, tennis has become one of the most celebrated sports among Washingtonians. Grab your rackets because there are plenty of tennis courts in the District for tennis newbies and pros to flex their skills.

05/29/2015

dental health

U.S. Lowering Recommended Amount Of Fluoride In Water

The prevalence of fluoride in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products means some people are getting too much fluoride, which can cause splotchy teeth.

04/27/2015

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